AP342/AP252 - Repeater functionality proprietary

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Jun 5th, 2003
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is the anything proprietary in setting a Cisco AP into Repeater Mode? I need to get it connected to a Lucent Root AP.


Aironet Extensions are of and compatibility with 2Mbit/s clients is on ...


Any help is highly appreciated.


Rgds.

Andre

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derwin Thu, 06/05/2003 - 05:56
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unfortuantly repeater mode is proprietary in that all vendors (those who choose to do a repeater)are free to implement this in their own way.


I aways recommend that repeater mode be your absolute last choice in a network design as it will half your through put and will place a lot more load on the radio access causing congestion to be seen much eariler. Remember every packet gets transmitted twice.

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